Date: Mar 4, 2013 8:29 PM
Author: Brian Q. Hutchings
Subject: Re: Deformable platonic "solids"
did you see, _The Fifty-nine Icosahedra_ ??

> 53 real variables, 29 algebraic equations.

thus:

concept of perpendicular universes. in my universe,

you are not a descartesian ... what ever you actually are.

teh British isles lost a hundred years on the Continent

-- or at least it was different -- because

of the political attack on Liebniz by the "Venetiean party."

she ain't mesville, dood.

thus:

fix the unit line to be the diameter,

use tripolars.

> It smells like Rolle's theorem.

thus:

1. fix the circle to hexagonal -- down with the trigon!

> 2. Write and compute with an 'extra' factor of 2 where needed with pi?

> > the fault with Newton's so-called theory, is that

> > it makes the exact same error as Descartes,

> > in his hamfisted analogical "proof" of Snell's law

> > of refraction between two media (or,

> > it won't work with Liebniz's calculus-defining challenge

> > of the brachistochrone (or tautochrone),

> > that of "ray-tracing" in a medium that increases

> > uniformly to the ground.